Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access higher-quality streaming!

By signing in, you are authorizing PBS to share your email address with your local PBS station to send you periodic communications about station events, services and support. Any other uses of your information by PBS are governed by PBS’s Privacy Policy.

Closed Captioning Settings
×

Preview

Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%
  • Save Settings
  • Reset

EMERGING SCIENCE

Astronomy

  • Aired: 02/01/2010
  • 26:41
  • Rating: NR
This episode explores the wonders of the cosmos with two of Vermont's leading astronomical physicists. John O'Meara of St. Michael's College is using infrared technology to view galaxy formations 12 billion light years away. Joanna Rankin of the University of Vermont is using radio astronomy to explore one type of celestial body - the pulsar. Also, visits with astronauts Alan Bean and Jerry Carr.
Embed Options
Close ×
Astronomy image
Astronomy
Explore the wonders of the cosmos with two of Vermont's leading astronomical physicists.
Width:
Height:
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?

PBS KIDS

Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.

Donate

helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now

Sponsored Links